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composer

Johann Georg Heinrich Backofen

life
1768 - 1839

Intro to Backofen

Johann Georg Heinrich Backofen (6 July 1768 in Durlach – 10 July 1830? in Darmstadt) was a German clarinetist, composer and painter. In his time Backofen enjoyed great fame; he was not only known as a composer for, and virtuoso of the clarinet but also played the harp, flute and basset horn. His year of death is not known with certainty; a year of 1839 is found in some documents.
Quintet in F Major for Bassett Horn and Strings, Op.9 / I.Allegro
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Quintet in F Major for Bassett Horn and Strings, Op.9 / III.Andante con Variazioni
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Quintet in B flat Major for Clarinet and Strings, Op.15 / II.Thema: Cantabile con variazioni
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Quintet in F Major for Bassett Horn and Strings, Op.9 / II.Adagio ma non troppo
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Quintet in B flat Major for Clarinet and Strings, Op.15 / I.Allegro moderato
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Explore Backofen's music

Danzi, Backofen, Baerhalter & Mendelssohn: The Golden Age of the Basset Horn
Backofen, Mozart: Themes & Variations
Old New Borrowed Blue
Licht und Schatten
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